Concordia Theological Monthly

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new testament, preaching, biblical studies, christian, hermeneutic, faith, pastor, preacher, theological, braaten

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Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep


The first unit in this series discussed the implications for Christian preaching of current studies in the philosophy and theology of language, studies which are usually identified by some such term as linguistic analysis and connected with names like Ian Ramsey and Frederick Ferré As we now turn to the contemporary study of the Sacred Scriptures, we do not make a clean break with the preceding discussion. The Biblical studies reveal the dominant question: What is the language of faith? The purpose of this review, however, is not to analyze the field of Biblical studies in general but to assess their contribution to preaching in particular.


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Romans 1:18; Romans 5:12; Romans 1:24; Romans 3:22; Romans 3:24;

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Laity; Ministers; Scholars